Telegraph was having enough of the Pineapple Express dumping on the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California so we decided we would try a winter ascent up Southern California’s tallest and most notorious mountain, San Gorgonio. At nearly 11,500’ Mt. San Gorgonio, also known as “Old Greyback”, is the tallest mountain in SoCal and part of The Three Saints, San Gorgonio, San Jacinto and Mount Baldy, three prominent Southern California ultra peaks over 10,000’. California has been getting dumped on my some epic weather and Southern California is NO exception. Snow fall has been as low as 5,000’ just outside Los Angeles making this trip a true Alpine adventure.
The shortest way to the summit, and the most popular, is the
The forest is managed by The San Gorgonio Wilderness Association which is a non-profit group dedicated to protecting the San Bernardino National Forest (Southern California), including the San Gorgonio Wilderness. They also serve the public visiting the forest with nature walks and,
To learn more visit http://sgwa.org/ and go check it out for yourselves and until next time… Take a Hike!